Shrimp Tales

  • Wild-Caught Shrimp Casserole

    Looking for a bona fide, crowd-pleasing recipe to prepare for the next potluck? Look no further than this scrumptious Wild-Caught Shrimp Casserole, a fresh spin on the classic recipe that’s easy to make and even easier to love! INGREDIENTS 1 ½ pounds wild-caught American shrimp: peeled and deveined 1 ½ cups of rice ½ cup...

    Read More May 31, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Chef Peter Vauthy

    PETER VAUTHY RED SOUTH BEACH Executive Chef Peter Vauthy is mixing things up with his new restaurant, RED South Beach, while staying true to his homegrown roots. Inspired by what he learned from his family while incorporating his unique perspective on the classics, Chef Vauthy’s envelope-pushing culinary masterpieces stem from the marriage of innovation and...

    Read More May 27, 2022
  • How to Read Seafood Labels and Avoid Imported Shrimp

    When it comes to shopping for shrimp, especially during an international pandemic, it is now more important than ever to be sure that you are purchasing wild-caught American shrimp. However, due to the actions of various non-U.S. shrimp production companies, this process can be made more difficult than it sounds. As Wild American Shrimp has...

    Read More May 23, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Jim Smith

    CHEF JIM SMITH THE HUMMINGBIRD WAY Jim Smith is the former Executive Chef of the State of Alabama and Chairman of the Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission. As the state chef, he placed an emphasis on using the best local ingredients and has made strides to encourage the support of local farmers and Alabama fishers. He...

    Read More May 20, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Smith & Sons Seafood

    Since 1955, Smith & Sons Seafood in Darien, Georgia, has operated as a successful processor gleaning from abundant shrimp harvests pulled from South Atlantic waters. Walter “Big John” Smith Jr., vice president, is the youngest of the sons and is now at the helm of the company that was started by his father, Walter “WM”...

    Read More May 20, 2022
  • Shrimp’s Secret Super Nutrient: Selenium!

    As we’ve outlined in other blog posts, shrimp are an excellent source of natural elements that offer a variety of health benefits, such as preventing arteries from clogging and being a great source of lean protein. Today, we will discuss the benefits of a certain element in shrimp that you might not even know about:...

    Read More May 16, 2022
  • Treat Yourself With This Savory Shrimp Acadian!

    This recipe was from Dorothy Noriea, a finalist in the NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune “Win Your Weight in Shrimp Contest presented by Rouses Markets” cook-off held on June 23, 2018, in New Orleans, LA.  SHRIMP ACADIAN                                      INGREDIENTS 1...

    Read More May 16, 2022
  • It’s a Toss-Up! The Best Shrimp and Salad Pairings

    As the new year rolls around, more people are following through on New Year’s Resolutions to eat healthier. Thus, we’d like to assist those looking to improve their health without sacrificing flavor with some of our favorite recipes for shrimp salad! The USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee recommends two cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables. A...

    Read More May 16, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Tory Miller

    TORY MILLER DEJA FOOD RESTAURANT GROUP On any given Saturday at the Dane County Farmers’ Market held in Capitol Square — the heart of Madison, Wisconsin — it’s common to see Tory Miller in his chef whites. A wagon brimming with produce tailing behind him, Miller greets the hundreds of farmers, ranchers, cheesemakers, and artisans...

    Read More May 13, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: David Chauvin’s Seafood Company

    David and Kim Chauvin are big visionaries. They currently own three businesses in Dulac, Louisiana: David Chauvin’s Seafood Company, a fuel/ice dock, supply house, and retail location; Bluewater, an IQF processing plant; and Mariah Jade, a dock and specialty processing plant for hand-peeled shrimp. The core of their success is a longstanding foundation of faith...

    Read More May 13, 2022
  • Do You Ask Restaurants if They Serve Wild-Caught American Shrimp?

    As people slowly but surely make their way back outside, restaurants are opening their doors once again and accommodating guests in a COVID-19 world by requesting the usage of masks and social distancing between tables. What a feeling, to be able to dine out at favorite local restaurants once again! And, of course, nothing sounds...

    Read More May 13, 2022
  • Top 10 Reasons to Always Buy Wild-Caught American Shrimp

    Here at Wild American Shrimp, you may see us talking a lot about the virtues of our wild-caught, American shrimp — the tastiest shrimp in the world, all caught in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean. But how do you know which shrimp to buy in the store or order in a restaurant...

    Read More May 11, 2022
  • Happy National Shrimp Day!

    Happy National Shrimp Day from Wild American Shrimp! Today, we’re celebrating everything we love about wild American shrimp caught in the sunny waters of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean by American shrimpers and processors, and we encourage you to do the same! To get you started, check out some of our favorite...

    Read More May 10, 2022
  • Basil Chimichurri Grilled Wild Gulf Shrimp Skewers

    INGREDIENTS: 4 lb. Wild Caught Gulf Shrimp, size 16/20, peeled and deveined, tail off 6 cups Cilantro, leaves 6 cups Fresh basil leaves 6 Tbsp. Fresh oregano 6 ea. Garlic, whole cloves 4 ea. Jalapeño, no seeds ½ cup Shallot, sliced 2 Tbsp. Cumin 6 Tbsp. Sherry vinegar 6 Tbsp. Lime juice 1½ Tbsp. Black...

    Read More May 9, 2022
  • Make Dinner Feel Like a Night Out with These Video Recipes for Shrimp Pasta!

    Shrimp Linguine with Vegetables   Sometimes, you just want to spend the night in. But what if you’re not the best cook and you don’t want to sacrifice flavor for tonight’s meal? We’ve got you covered! You can recreate the same delicious taste in your own kitchen with these recipes for Shrimp Pasta! A plate...

    Read More May 6, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Gulf Pride Enterprises, Inc.

    Gulf Pride Enterprises, Inc. is naturally all about one thing: pride. It’s a word that represents the 60-year-old family-operated Biloxi business well — a company now run by owner Wally Gollott. Not only does the name signify a high standard of quality for the 50,000 pounds of wild-caught Gulf shrimp processed daily during the season,...

    Read More May 6, 2022